Abbreviations:MoRe (Molybdenum-47.5Rhenium), ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials), H2O2 (Hydrogen Peroxide)
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FDA device/drug status: approved (EUROPA® Pedicle Screw System with Molybdenum Rhenium [MoRe®] Rods).
Author disclosures: JM: Royalties: MiRus (D); Consulting: MiRus (E). KP: Royalties: K2M (D), Stryker (C), Camber Spine (B); Consulting: Stryker (D), Medtronic/MAZOR (C), Spinal Elements (B), Camber Spine (B); Speaking/Teaching Arrangements: Stryker (B), Medtronic/MAZOR (B), Bioventus/Siemens (B); Trips/Travel: Bioventus (A), Stryker (A), Medtronic (B), Augmedics (B); Board of Directors: Augmedics (0 shares), MiRus (0 shares). KA: Royalties: MiRus (D); Consulting: MiRus (B). MM: Consulting: MiRus (D). JC: Royalties: MiRus (D); Consulting: MiRus (B). RH: Royalties: DePuy (E), Globus (none), SeaSpine (none); Consulting: DePuy (none), Globus (C), Medtronic (C), Allosource (A), SeaSpine (C), PropioVision (B), Orthofix (none); Speaking/Teaching Arrangements: DePuy (none), Globus (none). JB: Nothing to disclose. PC: Nothing to disclosue. IS: Nothing to disclose. PS: Grants: Mirus, LLC (C, Paid directly to institution); Consulting fee or honorarium: Mirus, LLC (C). JY: Nothing to disclose.
The present study was supported by funding from MiRus, LLC.